Apricot Sausage Rolls

These sausage rolls are fun and easy to make and much more tasty and nutritious than any shop bought variety.


6 sausage rolls or 18 cocktail ones



  • 375g pack ready rolled puff pastry
  • 420g sausage meat
  • 4 tbsp. dried apricots, chopped roughly
  • 3 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • 1 egg

You will need

  • 1 non stick baking tray
  • 1 small knife
  • 1 fork
  • 1 spoon
  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 pastry brush
  • 1 small bowl
  • 1 large bowl


  1. Place the sausage mince, parsley and apricots into a large bowl and triangles mix together well.
  2. Cut the pastry into 2 large rectangles.
  3. With a spoon, place half the mince down one side of the pastry, leaving a 1.5 cm edge. Repeat this with the other sheet of pastry.
  4. With a clean fork beat the egg in a small bowl. With the pastry brush the egg along the length of the pastry on the opposite side to the filling.
  5. Starting from the filled side roll the pastry over and seal it by pressing along the edge.
  6. Brush the top of the sausage roll with the egg using the pastry brush.
  7. With the small knife make small diagonal cuts along the top of the rolls.
  8. Cut each roll into 3 even rolls with the knife or 6 pieces for cocktail size.
  9. Place the sausage rolls on the baking tray and place in the hot oven at 220°C *remember to have oven gloves on*.
  10. Cook the rolls for 15-20 minutes. The pastry should be cooked and golden brown. Allow them to cool slightly before eating.
  11. Now they are ready to EAT!!!

Things to remember when cooking

  • Always wash your hands before cooking, and put on an apron
  • Read the recipe carefully and get all the equipment and ingredients
  • Wear oven glove when removing or placing food in the oven
  • Make sure there is an adult there to supervise
  • Be very careful when using sharp knives and cooking over the stove
  • When you have finished clean up and make sure the oven and stoved are turned off